I have hear of ice crystals in clouds but when this case came in on new years eve, I didn't think they were ice crystals. You can read the details about this case at http://mufoncms.com/cgi-bin/report_handler.pl?req=view_long_desc&id=34410. This photo was taken in Huntersville NC. If you are a meterologist I would encourage you to leave your feedback in the comments section below. If you happend to have also witnessed this strange glow please leave your comments too.